He pushed it up and is now challenging the rest.
After many social pressures, Jeff Bezos raised the lowest wage of Amazon workers to $ 15 per hour.
He divided this into his annual letter to the company's shareholders, saying it was not a good decision, but that it was "the right thing to do".
We firmly believe that this will benefit our business as we invest in our staff. But that's not what takes us to decide. We have always offered competitive salaries, but we decided that it was time to manage and offer the lowest wage outside. We do this because it is the right thing to do.
But the maddy typhon did not go away and challenged the other big US companies to do with what Amazon does, or better, to give it.
Now, as the store says, if another big company starts paying $ 16, the Amazon route passes the distance? We do hope. In the end, it is the employees' employees.
It should be noted that Amazon has the best reputation as a place of work, with complaints from people in distribution points where they need to incorporate and protect in boxes due to the urgency of their work. , amongst other things.